Explorations of the Highlands of Brazil. Richard Burton.

Explorations of the Highlands of Brazil

London: Tinsley Brothers, 1869. First Edition. Hardcover. with a full account of the gold and diamond mines, also canoeing down 1,500 miles of the great river Sao Francisco from Sabara to the sea. First ed. Penzer pp 78-80. Two volumes: 443 & 478 pp. Plate & ill. in both volumes. Folding map opp. p 1 in vol 2. Burton was consul at Sao Paulo in 1856 and before taking his posting he went to Brazil to explore the country and sail down the river. VG+ in original cloth. Double blind border on covers, enclosing large stamped design in gold of an India.VG+, very light foxing. VG+. Item #3833

Price: $3,250.00

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